Tale of the Ice Staff


Three new games announced today, playable for media for the first time at gamescom Beijing – August 8th 2018 – Global video game publisher Zodiac Interactive today revealed their full lineup for gamescom 2018. International media will be able to get their hands on five playable games, three of which are being announced today and will be shown for the first time in the Business Area at gamescom, August 21 – 23. Zodiac’s lineup will be presented on the Cosmocover stand D28 in Hall 2.2. Of interest to us is the Switch title listed below.. Three new game announcements: Tale of the Ice Staff (Nintendo Switch) Embark on a stunning magical journey with Yersa and her companion Nick in this single-player 2D action RPG. Shape the course of the engrossing storyline, explore new lands, meet interesting characters, and uncover secrets about the mysterious world. But be cautious! Dark forces are […]

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Pocket Trap and Modus Games Announce Release Date for Ninjin: Clash of Carrots

Coming to Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4, Xbox One, and PC WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Ninjin: Clash of Carrots, a frenetic, non-stop action game developed by Pocket Trap and published by Modus Games, arrives September 4, 2018 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation®4, Xbox One and Steam. The game’s humorous storyline can be played in single-player, as well as local or online 2-player co-op. Set on a fantasy continent inspired by the Japanese Feudal era, Ninjin: Clash of Carrots is a hilariously fun beat-’em-up with a heaping dose of customization options to make each stage fresh and exciting. Battle through side-scrolling worlds as Ninjin, a charismatic bunny, or as Akai, a ninja fox, to recover your village’s stolen carrots from the claws of the evil Shogun Moe. Take down numerous enemies and bosses, collecting carrots along the way which can be spent in the Corgi Store to purchase new equipment, or the Shady Shop for special weapons, tons of masks […]

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NBA 2K19 first gameplay trailer – “Take the Crown”

The first NBA 2K19 gameplay trailer is available now:


Entitled “Take the Crown” and featuring music by Jay Rock (@jayrock), the trailer reminds all NBA 2K19 fans that to be the best, you have to take down the king.

The NBA 2K19 Standard Edition will be available on September 11, 2018.
The 20th Anniversary Edition will be available on September 7, 2018.

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Simon Belmont and King K. Rool Join the Fight in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Nintendo Switch Exclusive Features More Than 70 Fighters, 100 Stages, 900 Music Tracks and Counting… REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 8, 2018 – A legendary vampire hunter and a fan-favorite villain are joining the sprawling cast of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game. In a Nintendo Direct video presentation entirely focused on the Nintendo Switch exclusive, it was revealed that Simon Belmont from the Castlevania series and King K. Rool, the main antagonist from the original Donkey Kong Country games, are both joining the game as playable fighters. In addition, the Nintendo Direct also shared additional information on Echo fighters, new stages, new modes and one of the most impressive collections of music ever in a single game, with more than 900 music tracks and 28 hours of music. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate launches exclusively for Nintendo Switch on Dec. 7. “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the biggest games Nintendo has ever released,” said Doug Bowser, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice […]

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Little Medusa

Mega Cat Studios Releases Little Medusa on SNES and Sega Genesis Today

Anyone got a SNES or SEGA Genesis handy? Out now on the 16-bit platforms Super Nintendo Entertainment System and Sega Genesis, and on the classic Nintendo Entertainment System, Little Medusa is an action puzzler set in ancient Greece and starred by a polymorphed deity. The game is launched on physical format only and can be obtained through Mega Cat Studios’ official store: https://megacatstudios.com/products/little-medusa. August 31 – September 3rd Little Medusa is being showcased at PAX West Meet the team at our booth In Little Medusa you will have to take back Mount Olympus from the Titans, who have escaped their eternal prisons and transformed Artemiza, a young goddess, into a gorgon. Now she must petrify enemies, solve puzzles, and dodge traps in her battle to save the realms of the gods. “Gorgon’s can be cute too”, says Zack Manko, Lead Cat at Mega Cat Studios. “A puzzle platformer to feed the Gorgon in all of us had to be […]

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Sonic and Friends Put the Pedal to the Metal In New Team Sonic Racing Team Mechanics Spotlight Video

Buckle up Sonic fans! Today SEGA® released the first video in a series of new Team Sonic Racing™ spotlight gameplay videos, showcasing some of the key gameplay elements featured in the high-octane multiplayer racing experience. In the premiere video, watch as Sonic and Friends work together using unique team-based moves to race past rival teams. Fans will also be treated to debut footage of Team Rose, a loveable new trio, and Ice Mountain, a frozen terrain that challenges players across all skill levels. Developed by award-winning studio Sumo, Team Sonic Racing is the ultimate arcade and fast-paced competitive style racing experience, featuring your favorite characters and environments from across the Sonic Universe. Race together and win together in online multiplayer or local co-op mode utilizing the dynamic team mechanics and vehicle customization features to dash across the finish line. To pre-order the physical edition of Team Sonic Racing, please visit www.teamsonicracing.com. Details of digital pre-order […]

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Epic Games Veterans Drum Up Rhythmic Dungeon Crawler: Soundfall

Coming to Consoles and PC in 2019 RALEIGH, N.C. – Aug. 6, 2018 – Drastic Games’ debut title, Soundfall, a music-driven action adventure developed by alumni from Epic Games (Fortnite, Gears of War), will serenade Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC in 2019. A lively mix of twin-stick shooting and rhythm-based gameplay, Soundfall follows the journey of Melody, a young audiophile who finds herself transported to the world of Symphonia. In search of a way home from this mysterious land where music comes to life, she becomes entangled in a conflict to save the realm from Discord, an unfathomable darkness that threatens everything. From Symphonia’s lush environments to its outlandish creatures, music drives every aspect of this rhythmic dungeon crawler. Become immersed in a world shaped by sound while delving into forbidden dungeons, exploring fantastic landscapes, and uncovering the hidden power of song. Soundfall’s levels, enemies, loot, and more are procedurally-generated by and […]

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Penguin Wars has Gone Gold

TRACY, CA – August 6, 2018 – Dispatch Games announced today that Penguin Wars has gone gold. The Nintendo Switch™ version will be available on August 15th and the PlayStation 4 version will be releasing on August 30th. The Limited Edition Nintendo Switch version includes a digital code for the soundtrack and a custom threaded, heat-cut character patch of Riley and is exclusively available on the Dispatch Games Online Store. The standard edition will be available both in retail stores and the Dispatch Games Online Store for $29.99. Orders made on Dispatch Games Online Store will be shipped out once the product becomes available to ship. Follow Dispatch Games on Facebook, and follow @DispatchGames on Twitter and Instagram for updates! “After over 20 years, our team is very proud to bring a complete make-over of the arcade classic, Penguin Wars,” says Dispatch Games founder Brian Schorr. “With all new graphics and modes, old-school […]

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The World Ends with You: Final Remix Comes to Nintendo Switch Oct. 12

One of the most acclaimed portable games of the last 10 years is making its way to the Nintendo Switch system with HD visuals, enhanced gameplay and exclusive new content. The World Ends with You: Final Remix launches for Nintendo Switch on Oct. 12. Nintendo has released a new trailer for the game. Complete the mission…or face erasure. That’s all Neku knows after regaining consciousness in the middle of a busy intersection without his memories. Now he and his partner must fight to survive a life-or-death game in this twisted tale with more turns than the urban labyrinth of Tokyo they’re trapped in. This definitive version of SQUARE ENIX’s RPG classic brings the dark story to life on the Nintendo Switch system along with a new scenario and some new remixed music. Vibrant themes of Japanese youth culture, food and fashion are seamlessly integrated into the gameplay and storyline. Players can join rhythmic […]

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Digital Pre-Order Now Available on All Platforms

Free Demo Also Avaliable on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch IRVINE, Calif. – August 7, 2018 – Get ready to roll out – Valkyria Chronicles 4 is launching September 25 on PlayStation®4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch™, and Steam™ for PC! Digital pre-orders are now available on all platforms, and all digital pre-orders come with a special bonus – the ‘A Captainless Squad’ add-on mission! In this side mission, a group of Squad E soldiers find themselves on an impromptu reconnaissance operation after the squad’s beloved medic dog, Ragnarok, goes missing. This mission will be available immediately for anyone who digitally pre-orders Valkyria Chronicles 4 when the full game launches on September 25 (after reaching Chapter 10 in the main story). ‘A Captainless Squad’ will also be available as a standalone add-on item for $4.99 in late October. Additionally, pre-ordering Valkyria Chronicles 4 through the PlayStation™Store will net you an […]

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